1) A carrier or itinerant dealer.

1628 ‘No person shall be a creler cadger or carrier of turves ... until he obtains a licence’, Beverley

1642 the Cadgers call ... every day. They call in the morninge, and if wee have anythinge for them they goe on to Garton and call for it againe as they come backe, Elmswell. Commenting on this example Peter McClure said that the cadgers were agents of local millers, hence Cadger Lane in Little Driffield.

dates 1628 1642

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